Borno Governor, Zulum declares open North East sports elimination series

Borno Governor, Zulum declares open North East sports elimination series

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By Dauda R. Pam, Maiduguri Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum, Wednesday, declared open the North East zonal sports elimination series,with a friendly football match between Borno and Yobe states, which ended 2-1 in favour of host Borno State. Zulum, represented by  Chief…

Wilder, Fury vow to settle rematch with a knockout

Wilder, Fury vow to settle rematch with a knockout

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Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury Heavyweights Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury have both promised knockouts to avoid going to the judges’ scorecards when they meet again on Feb. 22 in Las Vegas with Wilder’s WBC world title on the line. The first…

CAF Awards 2019: Mane, Oshoala crowned king, queen of Africa

CAF Awards 2019: Mane, Oshoala crowned king, queen of Africa

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Senegal’s Sadio Mane Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…

2020 Olympic Qualifiers : Egypt beat Nigeria 3-0 in volleyball competition

2020 Olympic Qualifiers : Egypt beat Nigeria 3-0 in volleyball competition

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Egypt’s women volleyball team on Tuesday defeated their Nigerian counterparts 3-0 in their second game at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games qualifiers in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Egypt won all the three sets of the crucial match…

I belong to the biggest world cult – Mike Idoko

I belong to the biggest world cult – Mike Idoko

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Football manager, Mike Idoko Mike Idoko, the Vice Chairman Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi, hails from Benue State and was born 51 years ago in Jos, Plateau State but was bred in Sabon-Gari area in Kano town, Kano State. He is…

Rhys Webb: Scrum-half agrees to rejoin Ospreys from Toulon

Rhys Webb: Scrum-half agrees to rejoin Ospreys from Toulon

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Scrum-half Rhys Webb says he is returning to Wales from France for family reasons Rhys Webb, the Wales and British & Irish Lions international, has signed a two-year deal to rejoin the Ospreys from next season. The scrum-half is returning to Wales…

2019/2020 NNL: Bendel Insurance beat Stationery Stores 2-0

2019/2020 NNL: Bendel Insurance beat Stationery Stores 2-0

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Bendel Insurance Football Club of Benin on Saturday defeated visiting Stationery Stores FC of Lagos 2-0 in a week five fixture of the 2019/2020 Nigeria National League (NNL). Daniel Johnson scored a penalty kick in the 40th minute to put the Insurers…

Former Nigerian footballer Philip Osondu dies at 48

Former Nigerian footballer Philip Osondu dies at 48

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The late Philip Osondo Former Nigerian footballer, Philip Osondu has died in Belgium after taking self to the hospital to be examined on Thursday. He was said to have felt unwell at work and decided to visit the hospital where he subsequently…

CAF Cup: Enyimba defeats FC San Pedro, Morocco 1-0 to move to second position in Group B

CAF Cup: Enyimba defeats FC San Pedro, Morocco 1-0 to move to second position in Group B

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Enyimba Football Club of Aba Sunday defeated FC San Pedro of Cote D’Ivoire at Enyimba International Stadium in the ongoing Total CAF Confederations Cup competitions. The Aba elephants lost their Group D opening match with Hassannia Agadir a week ago in Agadir…

Nigeria’s President Buhari salutes Anthony Joshua on come back victory

Nigeria’s President Buhari salutes Anthony Joshua on come back victory

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Anthony Joshua By Sam Tor President Muhammadu Buhari thumbs up World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua, for regaining his belts Saturday night in a rematch with Mexican, Andy Ruiz Jnr. The President rejoices with Joshua, saluting him for bringing joy to millions…